Milk Shakes

  Ah, the milk shake: perhaps the most quintessential summer drink there is. The milk shake is definitely not a thirst quencher. What it is,...

A love affair with cheese

  Cheese, because of its high-caloric content, gets hard knocks these days and is even vilified, but for those of us who love cheese, there...

Zwiebelrostbraten

Wow, I made it. The holidays are over and I made it through and can still use my fingers to type as they were...

Welsh Rarebit

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·  Not being able to ski this year has been a pretty tough thing for me. It is the first...

Christmas Dinner Secrets

It is officially the holiday season. Everywhere I went in the last month there have been signs — lots and lots of signs. The...

Marinade for steak

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith  ·   Before I say anything, I have to ask you a question. Have you ever had a déjà vu? I’m...

Meatloaf

  Growing up with eight brothers and sisters and two parents that were school teachers, dinners were often pretty simple. OK, they were almost always...

Chuck’s Chicken in Phyllo Dough

The last time I worked in Stowe, Vt., was the summer of 1997. I was passing through town saying hi to friends on the...

Greens, Eggs & Bacon

I think that I need to set the stage for this one a little before giving you the recipe. So, there I was on...

Snail & Colbert butters

Butters can make a great addition to any meal, especially when served with grilled or poached salmon. Rub Colbert or Snail butter over the...